Five persons arrested for supplying’ expired food items

Jaipur: With the detain of 5 people, Jaipur police on Sat. said to have busted a gang engaged in supplying stale meal items to shops on cheaper rates after replacing their own expiry date tags.

The police in a joint operation with Meal & Health branches raided over 2 dozen places on Fri. & recovered meal items that have old expiry dates in massive quantities.

Jaipur police commissioner Anand Srivastava stated the police groups received info regarding the gang & delivery of such items in 2 weeks before executing raids y’day.

Inquiry discloses that a company has been supplying the meal items of different brands beyond their own expiry dates on cheaper rates around the state.

The company utilized chemicals to replace original expiry dates with a new expiry date to mislead the users.

The charged who have been detained under different sections of IPC have been detected as Mohit Jain, Subhash Sharma, Amit Sharma, Manish Sharma & Swapnil Sharma, he stated.